Colin Loves Tractors Follow Colin's progress through treatment for a brain tumor

September 28, 2009

Iron Man, not Iron Lungs

Colin has finished the methotrexate infusion that kicked off the second round of chemo. (more…)

August 12, 2009

You Should See the Other Guy

Colin’s surgery on Monday went swimmingly, a marvel of coordination between the general surgery and neurosurgery teams. (more…)

August 6, 2009

Kiss Your Baby Now

Life in the hospital always has an underlying tension, as the situation can change dramatically over the course of days or moments. (more…)

August 3, 2009

A Room With a Poo

Colin finally found a way to get private digs at the hospital, but the unfortunate price is the contraction of a highly contagious infection. (more…)

July 30, 2009

Busy, Busy Boy

Today, Colin was even more alert and had a busy social calendar. (more…)

July 29, 2009

Two Steps Forward…

Today, Colin was definitely less sleepy although still quite congested and having a hard time keeping his oxygen saturation high enough. (more…)

July 28, 2009

New Belly Button

On Monday, Colin had surgery to install a G-tube (a second bionic belly button next to the organic original) and perform a fundoplication, which serves to prevent reflux. (more…)

July 24, 2009

Awaiting the G-Tube

On Wednesday, Colin was scheduled to repeat the swallow study, though it was widely thought that he would likely fail. (more…)

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